Keith Richards appeared on the September 21 WTF with Marc Maron podcast for a lengthy interview. You can download the episode at the WTF site as well as hear it below. In the interview, Richards—who is currently enjoying the limelight thanks to his excellent new solo album, Crosseyed Heart—touches on a vast range of subjects, including his influences, his gear, and band members past and present.
In a new interview with the New York Daily News, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards slammed the current rock scene—and, while he was at it, Metallica and Black Sabbath. Of rock in 2015, Richards said, "it sounds like a dull thud to me. For most bands, getting the syncopation is beyond them. It's endless thudding away, with no bounce, no lift, no syncopation."
In a new interview with Esquire, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards sounded off a little on The Beatles, saying that their landmark album, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, was a "mishmash of rubbish."
In this new DVD, Keith Richards and The Coolest Guitarists of All Time, Guitar World editor and instructor Andy Aledort shows you how to play in the styles of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards -- and other legendary guitarists.
Critics snubbed it upon its release in 1972, but Exile on Main St. has become one of rock’s greatest landmarks. Keith Richards recalls the making of the Rolling Stones' masterpiece and how the album’s new reissue project became a walk down memory lane.
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, starts with Richie Sambora's work on Bon Jovi's “Wanted Dead or Alive” (Number 100) and builds to a truly epic finish with Jimmy Page's solo on "Stairway to Heaven" (Number 1).
Backbeat Books will publish a new book for gear heads, Rolling Stones Gear: All the Rolling Stones Instruments from Stage to Studio, on September 9. The hardcover book is by Andy Babiuk, who wrote Beatles Gear, and Greg Prevost.